Choosing FTI Delta Saudi Arabia: A Leap into the World of Strategy Consulting

December 15, 2023

I graduated from King Saud University with a degree in Industrial Engineering. As I approached the end of my bachelor, I had a pivotal moment where I recognized my desire to embark on a career in consulting. I've always believed that the right environment can make a world of difference in my career. So, when I decided to take the leap into the world of strategy consulting, I knew that choosing the right company was crucial. That's why I was thrilled to join FTI Delta, and I am eager to share my experience at the FTI Delta, where I've found a harmonious blend of challenging projects and a supportive team, all of which have enriched my career in ways I could have only dreamed of.

My journey at FTI Delta began with a deliberate choice. I have always been fascinated by the dynamic landscape of TMT, and FTI Delta’s reputation for excellence in this field was one of the key factors that drew me in. The firm's commitment to serving clients in the TMT practices aligned perfectly with my career aspirations.

What sealed the deal for me was the impressive global presence of FTI Delta. The opportunity to be part of a company with a reach that extends far beyond our local borders was undeniably enticing. It meant that I would not only be exposed to a wide variety of industries and challenges but also have the chance to collaborate with colleagues and clients from diverse backgrounds and cultures. This global perspective and the potential to make a worldwide impact added a whole new dimension to my decision.

FTI Delta's dedication to professional development was another standout feature. The commitment to nurturing talent and providing ongoing learning opportunities was evident from the moment I joined. The prospect of continuous growth and the ability to further sharpen my skills were compelling reasons that made FTI Delta my top choice.

My First Year at FTI Delta

My journey at FTI Delta began as an intern in the Dubai office, where I embarked on a remarkable learning experience. During this internship, I gained invaluable insights into the intricate world of strategy consulting, a journey that not only expanded my knowledge but also finely honed my analytical skills. What made the experience truly transformative was the environment of empowerment, where I was not just encouraged but actively nurtured to contribute my ideas to the team's collective efforts.

As my internship came to a close, FTI Delta made a significant move by opening a new office in Riyadh. With the Riyadh office's inception, I was offered the exciting opportunity to transition into a full-time Business Analyst role. This marked a pivotal moment in my career journey, as I joined the core team in shaping the future of the Riyadh office and its strategy consulting practices. The transition represented a new chapter, filled with fresh challenges and the chance to make a meaningful impact in a rapidly evolving consulting landscape.

My Day-to-Day Experience at FTI Delta

A typical day for me begins early in the morning. As I sip my coffee, I delve into my inbox, checking for urgent client emails or messages, and ensuring I stay updated on project developments.

My day is marked by a series of client meetings. Some take place virtually, while others require me to commute to the client's office. These meetings are the heart of my work, where I sit down with clients to gain a deep understanding of their business challenges, and objectives, and provide updates on project progress.

After the meetings, I dive into the world of data analysis. Armed with financial reports, market research data, and internal client information searching for insights that can lead to breakthrough solutions. Data analysis is a vital part of my daily routine, providing the foundation for informed recommendations and decisions.

After a morning filled with meetings and data analysis, I gather with my team to brainstorm and develop strategies. We put our collective minds together to create innovative solutions, refining our ideas and strategies to address the unique challenges faced by our clients.

With our strategies in place, it's time to create reports and presentations. My team and I understand the importance of conveying our findings and recommendations clearly and persuasively. The documents we produce are well-researched and beautifully designed to make a lasting impression.

Throughout my day, I have frequent interactions with clients. I maintain regular communication, providing updates, and addressing questions. The back-and-forth with clients is essential to ensure their needs are being met and that the project is on the right track.

In the world of consulting, collaboration is key. I work closely with my colleagues, sharing insights and expertise, and ensuring that the team's collective knowledge is harnessed for the success of the project. Each day is a new chapter in the ever-evolving story of our consulting careers.

What I like best about working for FTI Delta

Throughout my Journey at FTI Delta, I've had the privilege of working on an array of projects, ranging from media and telecommunications to the public sector. Each project has not only honed my analytical skills but also allowed me to contribute to solutions that have a real impact. However, one aspect that truly stands out about my current position at FTI Delta is the emphasis on teamwork.

The collaborative spirit that runs through my colleagues at FTI Delta is infectious. It's not just about individual contributions but the collective effort to deliver the best possible solutions to our clients. My colleagues are not just colleagues; they are mentors and friends who are always ready to lend a helping hand. Working in such a supportive and collaborative environment has been a game-changer in my career.

Two weeks that truly stood out during my time at FTI Delta were the New Entrants Training (NET) and the Junior Level Training Offsite (JLO) when FTI Delta and FTI Consulting employees gathered in Dubai from all over the world for a combination of enjoyable and challenging training sessions. It was an opportunity to connect with colleagues from countries I had never visited and listen to insightful keynote addresses by TMT industry experts.

In conclusion, my experience at FTI Delta has been nothing short of phenomenal. From choosing the company that aligns with my career goals to experiencing the vibrant work culture and contributing to transformative projects, it has been a journey of growth and fulfillment. I look forward to each new day at FTI Delta, knowing that it will bring fresh challenges and opportunities to learn and make a difference in the world of strategy consulting.

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